As the tenth anniversary of the Vancouver AIDS conference is coming up it is time to reflect on what has happened in the last ten years. Here is an abstract of an article from 1996 reporting declining total infections in Burma. Hmm.
Can any readers confirm the facts of this story? ” The local authorities of Burma’s military junta, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) are resorting to pressure to disrupt the HIV/AIDS patient treatment programme jointly being carried out by Doctors Without Borders and the main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD).”
Here is a passel of stories on two grants from Germany to UNICEF that appear to be for local civil society organisation to conduct activities. Can any readers inform the [him] moderator which organisations are being funded?
This is a description of the event from one who attended. It is to his knowledge the first public event to raise money for “AIDS orphans” in Burma.
Karen people fleeing the conflict are using the term “myo dong” which means genocide. The first instance of the use of this word on the web was 14 May. The following statement does not use the word genocide.
(Official) Myanmar Country Report - Follow-Up to the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS or UNGASS
The attached official country report by the government of Myanmar that was finally submitted to the meeting organisers for the High Level Meeting is dull. Read it all.
A group of people has produced an interesting shadow report for the UNGASS review coming up. If the official Myanmar country report is ever posted on the UNAIDS website the [him] moderator will be sure to attach with this article.